- 1 [countable] a bird like a large duck with a long neck. Geese either live wild or are kept on farms.
- 2[uncountable] meat from a goose roast goose
- 3[countable] a female goose compare gander
- 4[countable] (old-fashioned) (informal) a silly person see also wild goose chase Idioms
to ruin someone's chances of success
cook somebody's goose (informal)jump to other results
to destroy something that would make you rich, successful, etc.
kill the goose that lays the golden egg/eggs (saying)jump to other results
what one person is allowed to do, another person must be allowed to do in a similar situation
what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander (old-fashioned) (saying)jump to other results